Category: Oppo (Android)

Oppo Find 7 to launch on 19th March

Oppo, has today announced that it will be launching its Find 7 flagship smartphone on March 19 in Beijing. This is a little disappointing as it was originally rumoured that the device was going to be released during Mobile World Congress this month. The Find 7 follows in …

The Oppo N1 horror story concludes

Last week we reported on episode 1 of The Killer’s House, a web drama starring the Oppo N1 as one of the main plot features. Well, episode 2 is now available to stream. In this concluding part we find that the suspected killer is aided by his manipulative …

Oppo N1 gets it’s own horror series on YouTube

The Oppo N1 is unique in many ways, with its rotating camera and rear touch panel, but I’m pretty sure it’s the first phone to have its own horror web series. Oppo Thailand has posted the first episode of a drama named The Killer’s House on YouTube. In …

Oppo N1 CyanogenMod Edition – Review

It’s unfeasibly big, it’s got a rotating camera, a rear touch panel, and it runs a custom ROM out of the box, but is the Oppo N1 CM Edition innovative or just a giant freak? I put my credit card where my mouth is to find out. So …

Oppo R819 – For the love of your life?

It’s Valentine’s day soon: the day that makes men everywhere squirm and try to think of something to express their unbounded adoration for their special person that’s more exciting than a box of chocolates. Well Oppo would be happy to help out with that decision with a special …

Oppo N1 CyanogenMod Edition – initial impressions

You want an initial impression of the Oppo N1 CM Edition? It’s massive! Seriously, that’s the first impression everyone has of it. Let’s get over that for now, because size isn’t everything. No really, it isn’t. An impressive package In fact, the initial impression I got of the …

Cyanogen now available for existing Oppo N1

Those who purchased the Oppo N1 before the CyanogenMod news (we are talking about you here Ronnie ) will be excited to know that the official CyanogenMod ROM for the device is available to all users. As promised the official package is available for installation on any version of the Oppo …

Oppo N1 CyanogenMod preview video gives a taster of what to expect

Oppo teased the N1 to death before its recent launch, and now it’s Cyanogen’s turn as the CyanogenMod Edition nears release. The newly launched CM YouTube channel is now sporting a taster video so we can see why we’d want to opt for this non-standard version. Focusing on …

Tease me tease me Oppo

Some more images of the rumoured Oppo R1 have surfaced. This time they are hands on from an anonymous source. GSM Insider picked up some images from Weibo they come below. Rumoured specs to go with the images are that the device will include an 8 MegaPixel Camera, …

Oppo R819 Christmas Bundle for under £170 [Bargain]

Oppo Style, the European distributor of Oppo phones, has put together a Christmas bundle which will be of interest to anyone after a sub-£200 SIM free phone. From now until Wednesday 18th December you are able to buy an Oppo R819 phone with a screen protector and ‘rock’ …

Oppo tease their next device the Find 7

Barely a day goes by without us mentioning Oppo in some way shape or form and today is no different, thanks to Oppo posting a teaser image on Weibo the Chinese social network. The rumoured specs for the Find 7 are going to be top end if it …

Oppo N1 now available in Europe

The innovative Oppo N1 has been released in Europe today via the official distributor OppoStyle. As regular readers will know, the N1 is an Android phablet with a 5.9 inch display, 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad Core processor, 2GB of RAM, a touchpad on the rear of …

Oppo N1 goes on Sale €499

Starting December 10th OPPO’s latest big flagship phone, the N1, will go on sale direct to consumers for $599 in the U.S. and €449 ( approx £370) in Europe. N1 is sporting a 5.9-inch 1080p display, a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB of RAM and 16 or 32GB …

OPPO photo teaser shows shiny new phone

OPPO like to indulge in a bit of teasing. So, true to form the leak marketing department has released a rather tasty photo of what seems to be the rumoured R829T Android phone on the company’s Weibo page. Aside from it looking suspiciously like a Sony Xperia Z1, …

Cyanogenmod Installer app removed from Play Store

Some things never go smoothly, do they? Cyanogenmod posted on their blog last night that their Installer had been voluntarily removed from the Play Store after a Google request citing the fact that as it encouraged people to void their warranties which is against the Play Store policy. …

Rumour – Oppo to launch premium, Cyanogenmod range

It seems that the team at Cyanogenmod are not content with just providing a limited edition N1 with special packaging and their own ROM preloaded but are already in talks with Oppo, the Chinese manufacturer of the Find 5 and R819, to produce a separate line of premium …

Thinking of buying an OPPO phone? Wait a fortnight

If an OPPO phone is top of your list of handsets, you may want to hold fire on that buy button. You see, they’ve sent out an email today saying that they’ll be doing a “Black Friday surprise” offer! Wooh! Black Friday, the last Friday in November, is …

OPPO N1 becomes the first official CyanogenMod phone

Everyone’s got a phone these days, and every third person is an expert telling you what to buy and why you’re on the wrong tariff. The vast majority of people will never have heard of CyanogenMod, and even those who have probably won’t have heard of OPPO. Why …

Oppo R819 goes dark

The Oppo R819. Let’s talk about it shall we? It’s got a quad-core 1.2GHz CPU and a 4.7″ 720p HD display (1280×720) at 312 PPI. There’s 1GB of RAM and a 2000 mAh battery, plus f/2.0 aperture 8 megapixel camera, FM radio, dual-SIM support, WiFi, DLNA and Android …

Oppo release the ColorOS ROM for the Find 5

With the announcement of the Oppo N1 also came the unveiling of the new Oppo ROM, called ColorOS. Which is basically a skinned version of Android 4.2. Well now all of you Oppo Find 5 owners out there can flash the Color ROM now. Earlier on Oppo tweeted …

Student discounts on the OPPO R819

Are you a student with a penchant for decent smartphones, but you can’t afford one because your loan ran out during freshers week? Well here’s some good news. OPPO Style, the European distributor of all things OPPO, has got a back to school promotion on! The deal is …

OPPO to produce the first MEMS camera smartphone

According to several rumours, the Nexus 5 will be the first smartphone to market equipped with a MEMS camera. This is not the case, say the manufacturers of the MEMS camera chip DigitalOptics. They say that OPPO have beaten Google to the technology. In a statement today John …

Have mobile phones stopped evolving?

There is, if we’re honest, a bit of a problem with phones now. They’re all a little bit too good. Personally, sitting here, apart from making me a cup of tea or driving me to work, I can’t think of much else that I want my phone to …

Oppo N1 unleashed with rotating camera.

In an event that took place just minutes ago in Beijing Oppo have announced the release of the Oppo N1. The handset features rear touch panel called “O-Touch” and a multi-touch OS which adds a splash of colour and time-saving tricks. The makers of the much lauded Find …

CyanogenMod On the Oppo N1 ?

CyanogenMod founder Steve Kondik has promised “exciting news ahead” following the big changes at Cyanogen. They’re now a fully-fledged company and are taking a really strong and organised approach to securing and updating your device. This latest news comes from his announcement that they will be attending the …

Oppo introduces 10% student discount on the Find 5

It’s no secret that we’re big fans of Oppo here at Coolsmartphone. Whilst we wait for more news on the Oppo N1, Oppo’s European retailer, Oppo Style, have announced that they are going to be offering a 10% discount to students purchasing the Oppo Find 5. All you …

Oppo N1 trailer released

News of the Oppo N1 has been floating around in various forms for a while now, with a social marketing plan that puts most others to shame (which we discussed on the Podcast a couple of weeks back). Part of this social media push was a countdown sitting on …

Is this just innovation for the sake of it?

Here at Coolsmartphone we love Oppo and we love innovation. But something I’ve seen today relating to the two is a little disconcerting. Oppo have been posting images teasing the upcoming N1 flagship device and recently they’ve been mentioning the rear input panel, today they posted this image. …

OPPO N1 have photos leaked and a back problem

OPPO like teasing us on bank holiday weekends. The bank holiday at the end of May was when they launched the Find 5 in Europe. This bank holiday they’re asking for suggestions as to what to call their mysterious back side navigation (you can see why!). Not only …

The OPPO N1’s back before it’s arrived

OPPO are making a big fuss about their new camera-centric phone, the N1. Only yesterday we reported that they had leaked a photo of a small part of the phone, along with a teasing advert showing a timeline of their previous products and a blank space where the …

OPPO N1 to be released in September

We recently reported that OPPO are going to make a camera-based phone, called the N1, to compete with the likes of the Nokia Lumia 1020 and Samsung Galaxy Zoom. Today the little teasers over on the OPPO Weibo microblog have published a sneaky peak at a bit of …

Oppo Style already have the R819 up for pre order

Earlier on today Oppo announced the R819 which looks to take on the Android mid range market. Oppo Style, who are the European distribution company, have the R819 up for pre order already, at a rather tempting price of €269. An interesting thing though is that even the …

Oppo announce the snappily titled R819

OPPO have announced the launch of the rather catchy named “R819” which I hope isn’t its final name, the R819 is apparently one of the thinnest and lightest smartphones in the world. Weighing in at just 110 grams, the R819 packs a sharp display, long-lasting battery life, and …

OPPO visit The Googleplex and leaked photos emerge

OPPO are leaking like a teabag at the moment, and this time it’s evleaks who’ve published a photo of an unknown device with the Tweet, “Hello, OPPO” accompanying it. What could it be? Here’s the photo: It’s quite different to the current flagship, the Find 5, which is …

OPPO N1 N-Lens 12MP camera-based phone photos leaked

The OPPO N-Lens camera was confirmed by the Chinese manufacturer late last month after weeks of rumours and speculation. What they didn’t say was that it would be integrated into a phone called the N1. Marketing literature has been leaked on the Chinese social networking Weibo. The N-Lens …

OPPO Find 5 gets major firmware update

Lucky owners of the OPPO Find 5 are receiving over the air updates to the firmware on their handsets, taking them to X909EN_130719 (was X909EN_13_130514). It’s only an 83MB download, but it comes with a massive changelog which includes dedications to users who’ve made suggestions or bug reports. …

OPPO N-Lens Android Camera confirmed

OPPO are getting a lot of press for their excellent phones recently, but it seems the Chinese manufacturer has set its sites on adding an Android camera to its offerings. We recently reported that there was an unsubstantiated leak regarding OPPO developing a camera competitor for the Samsung …

It seems that Oppo are going to make a Windows Phone at some point

Oppo are a little known Chinese Android handset manufacturer that we’ve recently become smitten with, via the reseller Oppo Style eager Europeans have been able to purchase the Find 5 which Ronnie reviewed here. But something interesting has occurred on Sina Weibo (the Chinese equivalent of Twitter), the …